Whether you’re a first time or seasoned traveller to the Island of ‘Zakynthos’ (Greek Ζάκυνθος, also called ‘Zante’ Italian name), one can truly say that without a doubt it is one of the most picturesque islands in the Mediterranean. We have put together a selection of our favorites, the places we ourselves as locals tend to visit. Our ‘Top 10’ guide has only just a chosen few places, this magical Island has hidden beauties all over just waiting for the earning traveller to discover. We wish you a wonderful stay and hope that with your hire car in Zante you will try to get out of the established tourist resorts and get to know the ‘Greek life’….’Our life’, we would love for you to share your holiday photos with us on our Facebook page and at the same time be entitled to future exclusive offers……wishing you a great stay, the EuroHire Team.
On hiring your car, a must for all to visit is the North West coast of Zakynthos. Here you will find the ‘Shipwreck’ or ‘Smugglers Cove’, also called the ‘Navagio’, probably the most famous beaches in Greece and one of the Worlds most photographed.
The Blue Caves got their name due to the dynamic reflections of the sea in the caves. These caves can be visited many of them with a small to medium size boat, others are to be visited only by strong swimmers and divers.
Porto Limnionas is located on the west part of Zante, only 7 km away from Agios Leon. To get to this Blue Lagoon in your hire car, you must drive though some of the most picturesque parts of Zakynthos.
The tiny village of Kampi lies on Zante’s western coast, the dramatic cliffs at the edge of the village look out to the Ionian Sea and boast the best sunset views on the island.
Take a drive in your hire car out to the bay of Laganas and from here hire your own speedboat and experience your own Robinson Crusoe day out. ‘Marathonisi’ also called Turtle Island, due to its shape, is situated in the bay of Laganas.
Once out in your rented car, one must head South West to the Keri Region. Here you will find the old village of ‘Keri’ where time has stood still, one can still sense the village lifestyle.
Cameo is a small island off the shore of Laganas, Zante. Its cause way is one of Zante’s most photographed attractions. In the daytime it is a tranquil area to enjoy your swim and a drink away from all the hustle/bustle of mass tourists.
This beautiful church is the Islands largest and is dedicated to the protector of the island St. Dionysis. It is located along the seashore of Zakynthos, built in 1948 resisting the earthquake in 1953.
During your holiday in Zante, you might choose to spend a morning or evening in Zante Town, the islands charming capital. Zakynthos Town is located on the middle of the Eastern coast of Zakynthos.
Just above Zante Town, an easy drive in your hire car, is Bochali. Overlooking the town and the whole Southern Hemisphere of Zakynthos. You can visit Bochali either by morning or by night experiencing a relaxing atmosphere.